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Former Gator football standout earns all-conference honors at West Alabama

Tyriq Martin

West Alabama receiver Tyriq Martin. 

Goose Creek High School product Tyriq Martin earned all-Gulf South Conference honors for his performance on the football field this fall for West Alabama.

Martin, a senior receiver for the Tigers, finished the season with 62 catches for 981 yards and nine touchdowns as West Alabama ended with a 7-4 mark.

Martin is fourth all-time at West Alabama with 152 career receptions for 2,137 yards and 22 touchdowns.

He also received Gulf South Conference honors in the preseason and was a player of the week for a 10-166-1 stat line in a 38-20 win against West Georgia.

The 2017 Goose Creek graduate was a dual threat for the Gators as a senior, finishing with 1,093 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns while rushing for 993 yards and eight scores.

Martin finished high school as a 200-meter state champion in track and field.